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High court keeps tobacco marketing restrictions intact

The U.S. Supreme Court turned aside an appeal from tobacco companies seeking to block a federal law that further restricts the marketing, packaging and event promotion of cigarettes.

After Boston, some call for delaying immigration bill

Another senator raised concerns on Sunday about taking up the new bipartisan immigration reform bill following last week's terror attack in Boston.

Timeline: A look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev's past

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died early Friday after a gunfight with police. Investigators are looking into his past for clues about last week's terror attack.

Imam says he would not perform last rites for bombing suspect

Tamerlan Tsarnaev died early Friday, and according to the rules of Islam, he should have been buried by now. But his severely wounded body is still being held to determine a cause of death.

Ohio woman is told that she is too fat to tan in tanning bed

An Ohio woman was told that she was too fat to tan at a Norton tanning salon. Kelly McGrevey said she purchased a tanning package at Aloha Tanning in Norton on Monday after a quick tour of the salon.

North Korea diplomacy effort grows, but sides are still far apart

A week of critical diplomacy is set to begin in Washington, Beijing and Pyongyang. But the sides are so far apart, at least in public declarations, it is impossible to predict where any diplomatic efforts will lead.

Schumer says death penalty 'appropriate' in Boston case

The death penalty should be applied in the case of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspected of participating in the Boston Marathon bombings, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.

Boston Bombing suspect may be charged Sunday, official tells CNN

Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, may be charged in his hospital bed Sunday, a Department of Justice official told CNN.

Biden ties Boston and Texas heartbreak to Newtown

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Saturday about the loss of life this week at the Boston Marathon and the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion, passionately explaining that news of one loss "brings home immediately, vividly the moment you

Netflix hopes for 'House of Cards' boost

Netflix is making a big bet on original series, and investors will soon get a first look at whether the gamble paid off.